|Chevy Chase Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3½ in|
|Date of Birth||October 8, 1943|
Chevy Chase is an American actor, comedian, voice artist, writer, and producer who has worked in a variety of films and shows including Foul Play, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, The Smothers Brothers Show, Community, Before I Sleep, Hotel Hell Vacation, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and Saturday Night Live.
Cornelius Crane Chase
Lower Manhattan, New York, United States
Chevy Chase attended Riverdale Country School, Stockbridge School, Haverford College, and Bard College.
Actor, Comedian, Voice Artist, Writer, Producer
- Father – Edward Tinsley “Ned” Chase (Book Editor, Magazine Writer)
- Mother – Cathalene Parker (née Browning) (Concert Pianist, Librettist)
Chevy Chase is represented by Agency for the Performing Arts, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States.
6 ft 3½ in or 191.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chevy Chase has dated –
- Jacqueline Bisset
- Susan Hewitt (1973-1976)
- Jacqueline Carlin (1975-1980)
- Jayni Luke (1982-Present) – The duo got married on June 19, 1982, in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles and has been blessed with 3 daughters named Cydney Cathalene Chase (b. 1982), Caley Leigh Chase (b. 1984), and Emily Evelyn Chase (b. 1988).
Race / Ethnicity
Chevy Chase is of English, Scottish, Irish, Danish, Dutch, and German descent.
- Towering height
- Deadpan delivery
- Has often portrayed fathers and family men
- Dimpled chin
Chevy Chase has done endorsement work for the likes of Dollar Rent-a-Car, www.historychannel.com, Doritos, AFLAC Insurance, ColaTurca (Turkey), Old Navy Clothing, and Chase Manhattan Bank Sapphire Credit Card.
Chevy Chase Favorite Things
- Role Played By Him – Irwin “Fletch” Fletcher in Fletch (1985)
Source – IMDb
Chevy Chase Facts
- He was 4 years old when his parents got divorced.
- During his younger years, he wanted to become a doctor.
- Chevy Chase was offered the role of Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story (1995).
- He was honored with the Harvard Lampoon Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996.
- He has been health conscious throughout his life and previously used to run 5 miles a day.
- Chevy Chase is best friends with the singer and musician, Paul Simon.
- He is afraid of snakes.
- He enjoys jazz.
- Chevy is the first person to say “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” on Saturday Night Live (1975).
- In February 2021, Chevy was hospitalized due to a heart issue. He was discharged from the hospital in March 2021 after almost 5 weeks.
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